we created a lot of chances in the first half. you know, it's a final. small difference between winning and losing. >> i'm sure you can look back. should have, could have, would have. at the end of the day we did create a lot of chances. we could have put more away. >> reporter: after the match, goalkeeper hope solo, who's been playing through injuries this entire tournament, admitted the shoulder she had surgically repaired has been bothering her. solo's surgery was not even ten months ago and she said she was told it might take as long as 18 months for it to heal. in frankfurt, bob holtzman, abc news. >> good for japan. >> yeah, i know. >> it's definitely another country to root for, you know, if we can't root for the usa. >> no, and as we've been saying, they've definitely been struggling, trying to get so much positive things going in their direction. look at this. >> that's in the middle of the night. >> what was it, 3:45 a.m.? >> lots of people up watching this, so excited. >> we obviously wish them best of luck. team usa, next time. >> next time for sure. they played well,s usual. >> very strong teams.